OpenBridge Modeler

To place a beam group

To place a beam group on a beam layout, use the following procedure.

You must have at least one beam layout added to your model.
  1. Either:

    On the Home ribbon tab, select the Place Beam tool in the Superstructure group.


    Key in bmgeom beam placebeamgroup

  2. (Optional) Specify tool settings as necessary.
  3. In the view window, do the following:
    1. select an existing beam layout
      Tip: It may be helpful to switch to isometric view or otherwise rotate the view if the deck or other objects make selecting a beam layout difficult.
    2. data point to accept the selection
    The Beam Definition dialog opens.
You must now define the beams using one of the following methods, based on the type of girder bridge modeled.